Zion National Park Newswire

Zion National Park Newswire

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  1. Business owners wary of impact if Zion National Park restricts visitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | KSL-TV

    Zion National Park has been working to draft a visitor use management plan since 2016. Locals and visitors alike have voiced different opinions about what is best for the park, and many businesses in surrounding communities fear what will happen if visitor numbers are restricted.

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  2. It's not art, it's vandalism: Graffiti found in Zion prompts reminder to 'leave no trace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | KSL-TV

    A recent example of graffiti left on a rock face in Zion National Park has prompted park officials to remind visitors of the permanent impact of vandalism in Utah's most-visited national park. The latest example of graffiti features triangular etchings in a rock face.

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  3. Overcrowding At Utah's Iconic National Parks Over Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... maintenance staff couldn't restock toilet paper fast enough. On Sunday, more than 30,000 people visited Zion National Park in southwestern Utah to celebrate Memorial Day weekend as park managers worked to manage the throngs of visitors. And, it's ...

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  4. Paintings by Steve CurlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Mountain View Voice

    In February, local artist Steve Curl was selected to be Zion National Park's artist-in-residence for a month, during which he was able to hike, paint the natural environment and interact with the public. The watercolor paintings he produced from that residency, as well as some from his workshop teaching in Yosemite National Park, are now on display in the corridor gallery at the Pacific Art League at 668 Ramona St., Palo Alto through the end of the month.

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  5. A sportswriter goes off the beaten path with 'The Last Cowboys' of a rodeo dynastyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 11 | Dallas Morning News

    ... not riding they're helping the family patriarch, Bill, round up cattle in a remote corner of Utah, near Zion National Park. Their existence is made of horses, cattle, competition, sweat and blood. They're a 21st-century family living a life cut from ...

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  6. App created by Utah outdoorsman shows incredible hidden adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | KSL-TV

    ... visitors during its peak hours. Others waited over an hour and a half for busses to bring them inside Zion National Park. "For the past five years I've heard people saying, 'I've been to Arches. I've been to Canyonlands and it was a zoo!" said Pitt ...

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  7. Falling rock injures visitors at Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | KSL-TV

    A falling rock injured two visitors and forced the closure of the Riverside Walk trail in Zion National Park Sunday afternoon, officials said. "My heart goes out to those that were hurt and their families," park superintendent Jeff Bradybaugh said in an emailed statement.

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  8. Rock fall in Zion National Park hurts 2 hikers, closes hiking trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Park ranger John Marciano said one person suffered serious leg injuries in the Sunday afternoon rock fall on the trail that leads to the iconic Narrows hike. He said a large rock broke away from the 1,400-foot cliff wall at the far end of the paved trail, dislodging a shower of smaller rocks in its wake.

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  9. Rock fall injures 2 hikers, closes trail at Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Seattle Times

    Park ranger John Marciano says one person suffered serious leg injuries in the Sunday-afternoon rock fall on the trail that leads to the iconic Narrows hike. He says a large rock broke away from the 1,400-foot cliff wall at the far end of the paved trail, dislodging a shower of smaller rocks in its wake.

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  10. Falling rocks injure visitors, force closure of trail at Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | KSL-TV

    Falling rocks injured visitors and forced the closure of the Riverside Walk trail in Zion National Park Monday morning, officials said. Shuttle buses will still drop off and pick up visitors at the Temple of Sinawava, according to a tweet from Zion National Park.

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  11. Take Us AlongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | O-R Online

    ... Las Vegas. Janet Chirsan and Bob Bradford took the O-R along to Utah. They hiked to the Emerald Pool in Zion National Park. Ray and Kathy Swihart of Washington took the O-R on a weeklong cruise from New Orleans to Belize, Mexico and Honduras to ...

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  12. A Non-Believer's Road Trip Through God's CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... there since I was a young, budding creationist and thought it was formed by Noah's flood.) The terrain of Zion National Park was like landing on an alien planet; the glowing orange hoodoos of Bryce Canyon was akin to stepping into the Pillars of ...

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  13. Holly Richardson OpinionRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    When kids are grown and gone, they won't remember remodeled bathrooms but they will remember the trips taken together. The Salt Lake Tribune) In this May 5, 2015, photo hikers walk on the Canyon Overlook Trail in Zion National Park.

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  14. Crowded parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Salt Lake Tribune

    'It's just going to be loved to death': Summer season starts at Utah's national parks with large crowds, limited parking - and no toilet paper? The Salt Lake Tribune) In this May 5, 2015, photo hikers walk on the Canyon Overlook Trail in Zion National P... The Salt Lake Tribune) Visitors to Zion National Park take in the sights after the park opened on a limited b... The Salt Lake Tribune) Hikers play on the sandstone rocks from the Canyon Overlook Trail with a view into Zion... Wayne County's main tourist attraction is Capitol Reef National Park.

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  15. UDOT commits $15M to explore, implement Springdale-St. George transit routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | KSL-TV

    A transit service linking St. George to Springdale may be a step closer to reality with a $15 million commitment from the Utah Department of Transportation. Earlier this month, UDOT's Transportation Commission approved putting the funds toward investigating the implementation of a transit service linking the gateway of Zion National Park to the heart of Washington County.

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  16. Thousands crowd into Zion National Park over Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | The Virginian-Pilot

    FILE In this Nov. 2016, file photo provided by Zion National Park, shows people lining up at Zion National Park, in Utah. More than 30,000 people crowded to Zion National Park in a single day over Memorial Day weekend as the iconic red-rock landscape at the already crowded park remains highly popular.

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  17. Scientists make big discovery in a tiny mammal-like skullRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | SFGate

    ... Jan. 20, 2011 file photo shows shadows creeping up on sandstone cliffs glowing red as the sun sets on Zion National Park near Springdale, Utah. This Jan. 20, 2011 file photo shows shadows creeping up on sandstone cliffs glowing red as the sun sets ...

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  18. A lifetime of being Lucky: New memoir details the life and career of veteran TV reporter from UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Deseret News

    Not everyone has the good fortune of stumbling into their dream career, but for veteran TV reporter Lucky Severson, well, let's just say he got lucky. Born and raised in the small southern Utah town of Virgin, Washington County, near Zion National Park, Severson said he never felt like he belonged.

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  19. Memorial Day visitors cram Utah's national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Deseret News

    Crowds crammed into Utah's national parks over the Memorial Day weekend, with visitors at Zion National Park enduring 1 A1 2 hour wait times for a shuttle ride on overcapacity buses. Park officials say more than 30,000 visitors were logged on a single day over the weekend, possibly setting a record for the 2018 year.

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  20. 30K visitors descend on Zion National Park for holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | KSL-TV

    Crowds crammed into Utah's national parks over the Memorial Day weekend, with visitors at Zion National Park enduring 1A1 2 hour wait times for a shuttle ride on overcapacity buses. Park officials say more than 30,000 visitors were logged at the park Monday, possibly setting a record for the 2018 year.

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